Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 15 June 2022. Today’s topic: The Penalty

I am confident in the Lord that you will take no other view. The one who is throwing you into confusion, whoever that may be, will have to pay the penalty. Galatians 5:10 After reminding his friends that yeast can work through a group in good or bad ways, Paul tells them that he is confident, through faithContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 15 June 2022. Today’s topic: The Penalty”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 8 June 2022. Today’s topic: Circumcision

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.  Galatians 5:6 You read it here:  circumcision has no spiritual value to the one who believes in Jesus.   Medically, it has some debatable value for some conditions, but I’ll leave that debate to doctors andContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 8 June 2022. Today’s topic: Circumcision”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 26 April 2022. Today’s topic: Hello, My Name Is…

But now that you know God—or rather are known by God—how is it that you are turning back to those weak and miserable forces? Do you wish to be enslaved by them all over again?  Galatians 4:9 (NIV). Paul asked this question of his friends in Galatia nearly two thousand years ago.   Could he be askingContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 26 April 2022. Today’s topic: Hello, My Name Is…”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 5 April 2021 Today’s topic: So, Now What?

Jonah had gone out and sat down at a place east of the city. There he made himself a shelter, sat in its shade and waited to see what would happen to the city. Then the Lord God provided a leafy plantand made it grow up over Jonah to give shade for his head to ease his discomfort, andContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 5 April 2021 Today’s topic: So, Now What?”